Journal-isms

The leading news column on diversity issues in the news media.
Journal-isms in the Media

Journal-isms in the Media

Richard’s column also appears on TheRoot.com.
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Richard Prince is available for speaking engagements to groups of all sizes as well as media interviews and panel discussions.
Journal-isms in the Media

Journal-isms in the Media

For 13 years, Richard Prince has authored the three-times-a-week online column “Journal-isms”‘ to show how journalism shapes, or is shaped by, diversity.
Latest entries
Emperor Trump Has No Clothes

Emperor Trump Has No Clothes

Columnists of color say appeal is only negative; baseless accusations in Trump’s acceptance speech; was it ‘shoot the black guy, no matter what?’; woman pleads guilty to punching TV reporter; pediatricians urge media honesty on violence ; $3M gift withdrawn in flap over Trotter name; Taylor Terrell, anchor in Macon, Ga., dies after fall...
Twitter Moves on Hate Speech

Twitter Moves on Hate Speech

Racist tweets put comedian in a 'personal hell'; Fox's departing Ailes has mixed record on race; Jarrett Hill still waiting for that great job offer; where are Latinos in coverage of police violence?; Latinos make big strides in going online; 67% of blacks say to watch potentially offensive language; whites not so much; AAJA gets...
Hampton U. Cancels J-Student Trips to Party Conventions

Hampton U. Cancels J-Student Trips to Party Conventions

‘Chief concern . . . is the safety of our students’; wall idea opposed on both sides of border; Baton Rouge mass killer another black war vet (7/18/16)
Facebook Blames Schools for Its Poor Diversity

Facebook Blames Schools for Its Poor Diversity

$15 million pledged for computer science education; are Trump and Pence ‘a match made in Hell’?; Nice carnage could spark debate about alienation; black journalists long sounded alarm on killings; thousands grieve death of Alton Sterling in La.; court rules feds can withhold criminal mug shots; Hollis Towns wins McGruder diversity award; Inquirer’s Sandra Clark...